A coherent picture is provided of the glutamate synapse and its molecular organization. The book therefore deals with each step in the signal process, from synthesis and vesicular uptake of glutamate to its clearance following receptor activation.
II. Glutamate Synthesis and Translocation to Vesicles.
III. Glutamate Receptors.
IV. Glutamate Toxicity and Cell Death in the Cental Nervous System.
V. Conditions of Perturbed Glutamatergic Transmission.